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British Museum VIP Private Access: Alone with the Rosetta Stone

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2 hrs 45 mins

Enjoy an intimate and private viewing of the precious artifacts housed with the British Museum. Gain entry before the public does!

Highlights

  • Feel like a true VIP as the British Museum opens its doors exclusively for you before everyone else
  • Marvel at some of the most important artifacts from the museum’s celebrated collection
  • Enjoy a quiet and uninterrupted viewing of Rosetta Stone and puzzle out the hieroglyphics
  • Discover highlights from Ancient Greece, Egypt, China, and Southeast Asia
  • See Hoa Hakananai from Easter Island, marbles from Parthenon, and more
  • Receive fascinating insights from an experienced guide with knowledge unparalleled
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Your Experience

Get an early start on your exclusive tour of the British Museum. With no crowds to come in the way, you will be left in a bubble of your own contemplations. You will be issued a special security passes to enter before the rest of the public, before receiving a brief introduction from your guide. With an infectious energy about, and unparalleled experience to show the guide will reveal the museum in a rare and beautiful light. Unlock the doors to ancient secrets and treasures of age-old Egyptians and the awe-inspiring Rosetta Stone. Rosetta Stone - a cast-away gem that was once a part of a whole slab - played a crucial role in deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics as we know it today. Learn all this and more as you go along. Just as the public begins to crawl in, you will yet be out of reach touring Ancient Greece to see the famed marbles of Parthenon Marbles and Lely’s Venus. Highlights here include the mummy of a cat and Gebelein Man (aka ‘Ginger’). As you move on to China and Southeast Asia, you’ll come across a gilt-bronze sculpture of Tara. Learn all about the Ming Dynasty and ornate Chinese ceramics before concluding with Hoa Hakananai, a moai from Rapa Nui, all carefully preserved in the British Museum.

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Inclusions

  • Early access to British Museum (before doors open to the public)
  • Access to the Rosetta Stone exhibit
  • Admission to exhibits on Ancient Greece, Egypt, China, and Southeast Asia
  • Expert English-speaking guide
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Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and drinks
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Know Before You Go

Discounted Tickets

Students and children aged 7 - 12 enjoy reduced prices on their tickets

Timings

May 1 - Jun 30: Every Fri & Sun at 8:45 AM Jul 1 - Oct 31: Every Sun at 8:45 AM Jan 1 - Apr 30: Not running

Duration

165min

Important Information

  • Guests can only carry small handbags inside the British Museum
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • The maximum number for the group size is 20
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Moderate Cancellation Policy

Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 72 hours before the schedule

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My Tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly after the purchase
  • Please display the same along with a valid photo ID at the meeting point
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must show their valid student IDs
  • Please ensure you arrive 10 - 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays

Meeting Point

  • Your meeting point is in front of Starbucks (51 Great Russell Street, Holborn, WC1B 3BA)
  • This is situated right opposite the British Museum
  • Lat & Long: 51.5182416, -0.1257768

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Getting There

  • Bus: 14, 19, 38, 68, 73, 8
  • Train: Great Northern, Southeastern
  • Tube: Central, Northern, Piccadilly

Validity

The ticket is valid for the date and time selected during the booking

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